Matt Kaster

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Syria Makes First Withdrawal From Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault

Acropolypse now<p>The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is the world's insurance against worst case scenarios. Since the seed vault opened in the far north of Norway in 2008, hundreds of thousands of seeds have been deposited into the facility situated in the Arctic wilderness, a rainy day fund for the …

Middle East

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Hiking

Asian Cucumber, Celery and Avocado Salad

Cucumbers and celery, intensely flavored with garlic, ginger, and lime juice, are served on top of sliced avocado.<p>Recipe inspired by Bon Appetit<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!

32 Grilled Snacks, Appetizers, and Side Dishes For Your Memorial Day Grill

Gallery32 Grilled Snacks, Appetizers, and Side Dishes For Your Memorial Day Grill<p>If you're already planning to fire up the grill this Memorial Day weekend (or, like me, looking forward to gazing longingly at the smoke tauntingly wafting from across the street while heating up your trusty one-burner …

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cheesecake Recipe - Food Mashups

Kohlrabi Is Weird! And Here's What You Can Do With It

So.... Kohlrabi. Yeah. It's a little <i>out there</i> as far as the pantheon of commonly known vegetables goes. It's somewhat reminiscent of broccoli stems. …

Grilling

A Cyclist's Guide to Puglia

Antonello Losito is a worldly and well-travelled native of Puglia, Southern Italy and former professional cyclist. Losito's passion is to share the food, landscape and culture of his home region with other travelers and he does so when meeting cyclists on their Pure Adventures tours.<p>Losito took a …

In Search of Pura Vida: The Magic of Costa Rica

<i>A simple breakfast and stunning view at Nayara Hotel.</i><p><i>Pura</i> <i>vida</i> is a simple phrase that means "pure life." It is a greeting heard as frequently as "hello" -- on every street corner, restaurant and even home in Costa Rica. At the beginning of my travels to La Fortuna de San Carlos in the La Ajuela …

Central America

Living in: Great cities for history and ancient ruins

These five cities are pieces of living history, where the past is not only present in everyday life, but tangible in myriad forms.<p>Some cities are pieces of living history, where the past is not only present in everyday life, but tangible in myriad forms, from ancient fountains to Roman temples. …

Real Estate

Recipe: Creamy Green Garlic & Avocado Pesto Over Gnocchi

Creamy Avocado Pesto Gnocchi with Green Garlic<p>Serves 4-6<p>1 ripe avocado, pit removed and flesh scraped from the skin<p>3 bulbs of green garlic, with a …

Pesto